Understanding the Materials Used in Cut-Resistant Gloves

It’s no secret that protective gloves are necessary when working with sharp tools or machinery, but do you know which material is best suited for the equipment you work with? Cut-resistant gloves are purposely made with different synthetic materials to provide the optimum level of protection for the job. There are four common types of … Continue reading Understanding the Materials Used in Cut-Resistant Gloves

Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Cooking, Cleaning, Medical and Life Sciences Professionals

When it comes to working professionals, there is no one-size-fits-all glove, especially for those working with consumables, hazardous chemicals or bodily fluids. If you’re in need of safe, effective gloves for workers in the food, beverage, hospitality, medical or life sciences industries, we’re breaking down what to look for in gloves below. Between resistance to chemicals … Continue reading Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Cooking, Cleaning, Medical and Life Sciences Professionals

Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Drivers, Welders and Landscaping Professionals

Whether you spend your profession behind the wheel, in the metal shop or in the dirt, you require quality gloves that can keep your hands in working condition. There are different types of gloves for different types of jobs to give you the balance flexibility and protection you need to work efficiently and safely. We’ve … Continue reading Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Drivers, Welders and Landscaping Professionals

Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Manual Labor and Civic Maintenance Professionals

When it comes to dirty work, not all work gloves are created equal. Depending on what type of job you have within the manual labor or civic maintenance field, you’ll need top quality gloves with special features and materials that offer the appropriate level of protection. We’ve outlined which gloves perform best in which roles … Continue reading Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Manual Labor and Civic Maintenance Professionals

Safety equipment to wear when a hurricane hits

Did you know that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30? The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as a “tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph or higher.” Whether you find yourself in a hurricane, cyclone, flood or typhoon, all of these storms can cause disastrous damage. Before any storm hits, all … Continue reading Safety equipment to wear when a hurricane hits

5 Tips for Creating Your Own Office Cleaning Procedures

A clean workplace can promote productivity, satisfaction and a stronger culture among employees. However, one unclean hand can undermine all of this in just a few days. A recent study uncovered the impact of hand hygiene on employee absenteeism— researchers found that a standard office desk harbors 10 million bacteria, 400 times the amount of … Continue reading 5 Tips for Creating Your Own Office Cleaning Procedures

US Standard Products Launches Online Store

Shop US Standard Products on our newly-launched Shopify store. Since inception, US Standard Products customers have relied on our free catalog to shop the wide variety of products we offer. This June, we made it easier for customers to shop by launching a new Shopify site featuring the most popular products we offer. The new … Continue reading US Standard Products Launches Online Store

PPE for Lab Professionals

In a laboratory, an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. Taking steps to prevent exposure to hazards comes in many forms; establishing a culture of safety, administering regular inspections, and wearing protective gear, just to name a few. Personal protective equipment (PPE) comes in many different forms and varieties; knowing what … Continue reading PPE for Lab Professionals

When to Replace Safety Equipment

There might be more than calendars that need to be replaced in your workplace this January. As an industrial workplace employer, the safety of your workforce falls to you. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is considered the last line of defense for workplace safety. No matter the industry, knowing when to replace safety equipment minimizes failure … Continue reading When to Replace Safety Equipment

Food Safety at Holiday Parties

After you’ve finished decorating the office, you’re ready for the event of the year: the holiday party. This year-end celebration brings the team together for a fun morale boost full of festive drinks, treats, and cuisine. There are a number of ways you can handle the food aspect of your holiday party each with their … Continue reading Food Safety at Holiday Parties